Tirupur Exporters Association – popularly known as TEA - was established in the year 1990. This is an Association exclusively for exporters of cotton knitwear who have production facilities in Tirupur. From the modest beginning TEA has grown into a strong body of knitwear exporters. Today, TEA has a membership of 951 Life members and 155 Associate Members. The members of the Association, from the beginning, have resolved to develop their organization focusing on Multilateral growth of knitwear industry and exports Development of infrastructural needs for Tirupur.